DEARBORN – Ford Motor Co. should dial back the reliance on Six Sigma and everyone should emulate Toyota Motor Corp. and Delphi Corp. when it comes to lean manufacturing, in the opinion of the man behind the annual Shingo awards that recognize manufacturing excellence. Ross E. Robson, associate dean of business relations at Utah State University and executive director of the Shingo Prize, is a lean appraiser of the state of manufacturing in North America. He pulled no punches in comments to ...

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